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Index / Indices (P2)




CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI):
A time series measure of the price level of consumer goods and services in the United States.

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX- URBAN (CPI-U):
The government's method of measuring the buying habits of approximately 80 percent of the non-institutional population of the United States.

DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGE (DJIA):
A stock indicator calculated each trading day that tracks the market value of 30 leading industrial stocks.

DOW JONES - UBS COMMODITY:
A broadly diversified index that allows investors to track commodity futures through a single, simple measure. As the index has grown in popularity since its introduction in 1998, additional versions and a full complement of subindices have been introduced. Together, the family offers investors a comprehensive set of tools for measuring the commodity markets.

DOW JONES WORLD-EX. U.S. INDEX:
A stock index that represents 95 percent of European market capitalization at the regional level, 95 percent of all other developed markets at the country level and 95 percent of emerging markets as a group.

EURO STOXX 50:
A market capitalization-weighted index of 50 blue-chip stocks from the countries that participate in the European Monetary Union.

FTSE 100:
A market-weighted index of the 100 leading companies traded in Great Britain on the London Stock Exchange. The full name is Financial Times-Stock Exchange 100 Share Index.

GOLD COMMODITY:
The index that provides gold rates for the members of The Lo ndon Gold Market Fixing Limited consist of Barclays Capital , Scotia Mocatta, Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale, and HSBC Investment Banking Group.

HANG-SENG:
A market-weighted index of 33 stocks making up approximately 70% of the market value of all stocks traded on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.


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